Monthly Archives: December 2013

It’s Christmas Eve, it’s Christmas Eve… the best night of the year …

Merry Christmas Eve Everybody! I hope you are surrounded by love and family tonight and tomorrow and in the coming New Year! I’ve had a lovely day with my daughter, Kirsten and her husband, Eigo who are here visiting. Last … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Karen’s Veggie Kitchen

Today is the last day of our play and tomorrow I have to get out there and finish up for Christmas. I’m honestly way behind this year but I’m not going to stress out about it because honestly that really … Continue reading

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BROCCOLI – CAULIFLOWER SOUP

Is it too early for a bowl of this yummy soup? What better way to start off my two-week holiday vacation than with a great breakfast and a tempting a vegetable soup that I actually set up last night after … Continue reading

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Avoiding processed foods … Friday was a better day

Well, I want to confess. I’ve been “off-line” for a couple of days for a couple of reasons. One is that I have been very busy with meetings, rehearsals, and make-up performances for our play due to the those really … Continue reading

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How bad can “just one meal” potentially be for you?

When I attend functions where meals are served, or fun holiday gatherings I have learned to not overindulge or eat things that my body is no longer used to, such as dairy products, even if the presentation of food looks … Continue reading

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I love a good … healthy challange

A few of you may remember that about 7 years ago, I had some very serious issues with my low back. I was in so much excruciating pain and I became so disabled I was unable to lift my left … Continue reading

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Miracle Tart . . . Chocolate Mini’s

Tonight was our annual Cottage Theatre Board of Directors Holiday Party. It was just a simple gathering after our end of the year meeting to visit with each other … wonderful, people who have become good friends. A time to … Continue reading

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Caroll, here’s your high protein breakfast bar!

HIGH PROTEIN CHIA BREAKFAST BARS      Recently, my friend Carroll mentioned that she was “looking for a breakfast bar recipe – one high in protein and fiber using date sugar or molasses and nuts and seeds.” Well, Caroll, I think I … Continue reading

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Take time to plan and organize to help stay on track

Like most of us I make a lot of decisions in a day and I find that I tend to make the best decisions if I take some time to plan and organize. I use this same useful concept when … Continue reading

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Change how you eat

In my weight loss journey, I have found that the healthiest and most successful life plan for me is eating a plant-based diet; also known as a vegan diet. It is the plan that helped me lose 30 pounds. Best … Continue reading

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